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HUMBOLDT RIVER - BATTLE MOUNTAIN (HBMN2)
Latitude: 40.67º NLongitude: 116.93º WElevation: 4500 Feet
Location: Lander County in NevadaBulletin Group: HumboldtRiver Group: Humboldt
Issuance Time: May 27 2024 at 7:41 AM PDTNext Issuance: May 28 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 8.5 FeetFlood Stage: 9.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2023*
3,820
10.66
Jun 1, 2023
2022*
212
4.69
Jun 2, 2022
2021*
370
5.33
Jun 8, 2021
2020*
831
6.73
May 26, 2020
2019*
3,950
10.72
Jun 5, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Feb 1991 to Present)*** - Ranked by Flow
2006*
8,880
11.30
Apr 11, 2006
2017*
6,030
11.32
Feb 15, 2017
1952*
5,800****
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May 3, 1952
1980*
5,460
9.87
Jun 10, 1980
1962*
4,600
9.66
Feb 17, 1962
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Discharge estimated
 *** Most recent continuous record back to Feb 1991 with segmented periods back to May 1896
 **** Discharge is a maximum daily average
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Impacts - E19 Information
8.5 FeetSome very minor flooding at scattered locations in reach.
9.0 FeetLocalized minor flooding in reach.
9.5 FeetFlood Stage - Minor lowland flooding throughout reach. A few rural roads begin to flood.
10.0 FeetMinor to moderate lowland flooding throughout reach. Some rural roads near the river are flooded.
10.5 FeetModerate lowland flooding throughout reach. A number of rural roads impassable. No home or basements flooded. Livestock stranding and miring begins to be a problem.
11.0 FeetModerate to major lowland flooding throughout reach. Many rural roads flooded and some basements of homes near the river begin to flood in the Beowawe and Battle Mountain areas. Livestock stranding and mirning can be significant (similar to 05/1975 and 06/1995 floods).
11.5 FeetMajor lowland flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river under water. A few basements and yards of residences near river begin to flood. Lowest ranch homes north of river become inaccessible, some residents need to leave. Livestock stranding and miring significant if not moved to higher ground. Battle Mountain impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
12.0 FeetMajor flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river flood with significant transporation impacts. A few basements and yards near the river flood. Some river ranch homes north of river inaccessible and residents need to leave. Lifestock stranded and mired if not moved to higher ground. Battle Mountain impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
12.5 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river under water. Significant transportation impacts. Significant flooding of basements and yards of residences near river. Several ranch homes, especially north of river, become inaccessible and residents need to leave. Some ranch buildings near river flood. Battle Mountain most impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
13.0 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some rail sections near river under water. Major transportation impacts. Flooding of basements and yards of residences near river. Many ranch homes inaccessible. Some ranch buildings near river flood. Significant livestock loses possible. Battle Mountain most impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds. Some impacts south of railroad.
13.5 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some rail sections near river under water. Major transporation impacts. Major floodig of basements and yards of residences near river. Many ranch homes inaccessible. Many ranch buildings near river flood. Major livestock losses possible. Much of Battle Mountain northeast of railroad and some areas southeast have flooding.
14.0 FeetNear record flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some sections of rail near river under water. Portions of Interstate 80 may begin to flood. Major transportation impacts. Significant flooding of residences, businesses, and buildings near river with many more inaccessible. Much of Battle Mountain flooded, especially northeast of railroad. Major livestock losses possible.
14.5 FeetNear record to record flooding through reach. Most roads and some sections of rail, possibly some sections of Interstate 80 under water. Extensive transporation impacts. Major flooding of residences near river. Much of Battle Mountain flooded. Major livestock and crop losses possible (similar to 04/1984 flood).
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ036)
Today: Mostly sunny. Isolated rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 77 to 85. South winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Chance of showers 20 percent.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 67 to 75. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny. Highs 68 to 76. North winds up to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Friday: Warmer, sunny. Highs 76 to 84.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows around 50.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs 78 to 86.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

Sunday: Sunny. Highs 75 to 83.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 79 to 87.
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This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Elko Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.